Back in June, I took a walk around Leicester’s cultural quarter to admire some of the new street art that was created during the ‘Bring the Paint’ festival of the previous month.
This is a final post in the series documenting my travels in April. I hope that you’ve enjoyed them, or at least they’ve helped kill a little time before you can leave off work.
If you’ve been keeping up, you’ll have read that one week away became two quite different week long trips. The first with my family in Eastern Europe, and the second, a roadtrip-cum-pilgrimage with a mate to see a Scottish bridge.
The thing in common was that I recorded both trips using black and white film. Continue reading
A couple of Sundays ago, I was lucky enough to be invited by Iain to take pictures of our mutual friend Mikey‘s classic Citroën DS. Mikey takes his beautiful car out once a month or so through the winter and the plan was for us to shoot it in darkness, lit by LED streetlights in a similar set up to that which I photographed Iain’s erstwhile Sköda a couple of weeks previously. Continue reading
Last weekend I took Gosia to Bristol for her birthday. I’d got to tickets to see her favourite artist Regina Spektor perform on Saturday night at the Colston Hall. We took a slow walk around the city before the show and I shot through a roll of Ilford FP4+ for the party, but I’ll post that next week as part of #PostWeek. Continue reading
I live about as far away from the sea as is possible on our little island. Visiting the sea remains a very special event and once there, I am endlessly fascinated by the coastline and the sea itself. If I lived there, I’d never run out of things to photograph, whether it’s the wild coastline of the North-East or the holiday towns that are long past their pre-Ryanair heyday. Continue reading
During week 36 of my 52 rolls project, I was directed to this article (sorry to lead you to the awful Leicester Mercury website) that tells of plans to ‘develop’ Leicester’s Faircharm trading estate, home to several creative spaces and small businesses. It’s not a part of the city that I’m particularly familiar with, but a little time spent on GoogleEarth showed me that the area is in fact a group of large, red-brick Victorian factory buildings. Continue reading